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Contracts

Fuji Digital Radiography Selected for Novation Contract
Novation, the supply company of VHA Inc., and the University HealthSystem Consortium, has awarded FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA a multi-source contract for their digital radiography products. 9/7/05

Two California Utilities Install 3M’s High-Capacity Conductor
A high-temperature, low-sag overhead conductor from 3M, designed to help eliminate transmission bottlenecks that increasingly have plagued electricity grids in recent years, causing brownouts and blackouts, is getting its first use in California. 9/1/05

Siemens Receives New York Power Authority Control System Contract
Siemens Power Transmission & Distribution was awarded a contract to provide New York Power Authority with a new supervisory control and data acquisition system on the Linux operating system. 8/30/05

NYU Medical Center Signs Exclusive Film and Imager Deal with Fuji
The NYU Medical Center has contracted with FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA for an exclusive five-year film and imager deal valued at well over $2 million. 8/30/05

ABB to Provide Control and Communication Systems for West African Gas Pipeline System
ABB has received a contract from Willbros West Africa Inc. for a supervisory control and data acquisition system and a common integrated communications system for a pipeline that will deliver gas from Nigeria to terminals in Benin, Togo, and Ghana for power generation. 8/29/05

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Southwire Acquires Decorp Inc.
Southwire Company has acquired DeCorp Inc., combining its strengths as a leading, innovative wire and cable manufacturer with FlatWire-ready technology. 9/6/05

L-3 Communications Acquires Joseph Sheairs Associates
L-3 Communications has acquired Joseph Sheairs Associates, which will become part of L-3's government services group. 9/6/05

Rockwell Automation Acquires Canadian Motor Service Center
Rockwell Automation, Inc., has acquired Quality Rewind & Electric, Inc.'s motor repair and motor management business. 9/2/05

HBD Industries Acquires Powertec Industrial Motors and Drives Product Lines
HBD Industries, Inc., has acquired the Powertec industrial motors and drives product lines from the automation technology group of Pacific Scientific Company. 8/31/05

Johnson Controls to Acquire York
Johnson Controls, Inc., will acquire York, a global supplier of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration equipment and services. 8/31/05

Eaton Corporation to Acquire Domnick Hunter Group plc
Eaton Corporation has made a cash offer for the entire issued and to-be-issued share capital of Domnick Hunter Group plc, an international group of companies specializing in the design and manufacture of leading filtration, separation and purification products and solutions for a wide range of industries and applications. 8/29/05

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Personnel

Hubbell Names Nord Chief Financial Officer
Hubbell Incorporated has announced that David G. Nord will join the company on September 16, 2005, as senior vice president and chief financial officer. 9/9/05

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EMF Standards and Regulatory Statutes Database Now Available on NEMA's Website
To address interest in regulatory considerations regarding electromagnetic fields, and in an effort to serve the needs of its members, NEMA has collated a spreadsheet containing information on the standards and regulatory statutes concerning human exposure to EMF for a group of countries. 8/31/05

NEMA’s EBCI Climbs to Highest Level in a Year
Reflecting other positive indicators of economic and manufacturing activity released in recent days, NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Confidence Index for current conditions in North America climbed to its highest level in more than a year in August. 8/31/05

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NEMA to Distribute Water-Damaged Electrical Equipment Brochure to Hurricane Struck Areas
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, NEMA will begin distributing copies of its brochure, Guidelines for Handling Water Damaged Electrical Equipment, to electrical distributors, contractors, and inspectors in the Gulf Coast region. 9/2/05

Kodak Contributes to Aid Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts
Eastman Kodak Company has donated $500,000 to the American Red Cross to support rescue and recovery efforts for survivors of Hurricane Katrina. 9/9/05

Schneider North America Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts
Schneider North America has pledged $1 million to support Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. 9/8/05

DuPont to Donate $1 Million to Help Communities Impacted by Hurricane Katrina
DuPont will donate $1 million in cash to agencies supporting Hurricane Katrina relief and recovery efforts. 9/8/05

Cooper Contributes to Mississippi Red Cross Chapter
To help support relief efforts in the Gulf Coast area, Cooper’s foundation will be making a contribution of $10,000 to the area chapter of the American Red Cross serving Lumberton, Mississippi. 9/8/05

Johnson Controls Donates $1 Million to Red Cross for Disaster Relief
Johnson Controls has announced it will donate $1 million to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts for those devastated by Hurricane Katrina. 9/7/05

Siemens Sending Power, Medical, Water, Telecommunications Equipment to Aid in Hurricane Relief Efforts
Siemens has announced initial deployment of critical infrastructure equipment needed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. 9/6/05

Square D Offers Toll-Free Hotline for Electrical Safety Questions in Wake of Hurricane Katrina
Home and business owners concerned about the operation of damaged electrical equipment and systems can receive safety advice and technical direction by calling (888) 778-2733 to speak with the Square D customer information center. 9/2/05

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September 12, 2005
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